Thursday, March 08, 2007

Latinos land 2 in 3 U.S. construction jobs

"WASHINGTON, March 7 (UPI) -- Latinos make up 13.6 percent of the U.S. employment population, but accounted for 36.7 percent of the 2006 U.S. employment growth, a study showed Wednesday.
Most of the jobs Hispanic workers landed were in the construction industry, the Pew Hispanic Center said."


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